who testified to God’s word and to the testimony[a] about Jesus Christ,(A) in all he saw.[b] The one who reads this is blessed,(B) and those who hear the words of this prophecy and keep[c] what is written in it are blessed, because the time is near!

John:

To the seven churches in Asia.

Grace and peace(C) to you from[d] the One who is, who was, and who is coming;(D) from the seven spirits[e](E) before His throne;

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Footnotes

  1. Revelation 1:2 Or witness
  2. Revelation 1:2 Lit as many as he saw
  3. Revelation 1:3 Or follow, or obey
  4. Revelation 1:4 Other mss add God
  5. Revelation 1:4 Or the sevenfold Spirit

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